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Disruptive Technologies: The Rise of Robots in Distribution

Industry-watchers say that robotics technology is growing more sophisticated and can increasingly perform a wider range of tasks and collaborate with humans. This article examines the potential impact on distribution operations.

This article is part of MDM’s Disruptive Technologies Special Report.

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  • Current applications for robotics
  • The growth of robotics
  • The business case for automation

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